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The Secret of the Sands

Harry Collingwood

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .Water Lily duly appeared in the “shipping” columns of the various papers, and my yachting friends thus got an inkling of our success thus far.

I shall not attempt any description of Madeira, or indeed of any other of the well-known spots at which we touched. The places have been so often and so fully described in the many books of travel which have been written, that any further description, or at all events such description as I could give, is quite superfluous. It will suffice for me merely to say that Bob and I spent three days stretching our somewhat cramped limbs in this most lovely island, and discussing which route we should take to the Pacific.

We had often discussed this question before; but it was with a feeling of indifference which precluded our arriving at any definite and absolute decision upon the matter. It was now, however, time that this point was settled, as it would affect our course soon after leaving . . . Read More

Community Reviews

This is the first book by Collingwood. It was originally issued in two volumes. The first and revised editions bears a preface by Collingwood in which he states that “...my purpose has simply been to combine a little information with, I hope, a great deal of interest and amusement; and if my book se

1st from this character...Collingwood, a pen-name, I believe for this other'n, Lancaster. Saw this on Amazon and here I am, as the song goes, here I am.

Begins:

It was the last week in the month of November 18--, when the event occurred which proved to be the primum mobile of the following adventures